Ways to Give





“It’s professional, intimate, and within my budget. I don’t have to drive to Seattle for live musical theater. Thank you, I really enjoy my TMP theater experience!”


Tacoma Musical Playhouse relies on gifts from local, regional and national foundations, city, county and state governments, corporate sponsorship’s and dedicated patrons like you in our community who value this uniquely American art form-musical theater.


There are so many ways that you can support our mission to ensure present and future audiences enjoy musical theater in the Puget Sound region:


Gifts in cash, check and credit card

These are unrestricted gifts to our operating budget through the Annual Fund or to restricted programs such as the Youth Scholarship Fund or to support our facility. We accept Visa, Mastercard and American Express. These are unrestricted gifts to our operating budget through the Annual Fund or to restricted programs such as the Youth Scholarship Fund or to support our facility. Your gifts can also be pledged monthly, quarterly or annually.  We are glad to accommodate your budget.


Matching Gifts

Did you know that many companies will double your membership contribution to Tacoma Musical Playhouse by matching your contribution dollar for dollar? When combined with your donation, these gifts can double or sometimes even triple your support to TMP. Check the list below to see if your company participates then contact your companies Human Resources Department for the forms and send them in with your



Stock Transfers:

Tacoma Musical Playhouse can accept stock transfers as a gift which can help you avoid possible capital gains tax on your dividends. Stock Transfer is very simple with a few pieces of information. Please contact your broker and have them transfer the stock to Tacoma Musical Playhouse.

Trading Direct

DTC #0443

Account #458-42687

Account Name: Tacoma Musical Playhouse


Once that is complete–please CONTACT US! Let us know either by phone (253-565-6867) or e-mail (boxoffice@tmp.org) to inform us that you have authorized a stock transfer.


If we don’t know you are transferring stock, we have no idea that we should be looking for it nor who it is coming from. So PLEASE let us know!


Estate Planning:

These are impactful gifts that pass through generations of musical theater patrons attending TMP.  You can help to ensure the stability of and sustain TMP long into the future with a planned gift such as a bequest. Naming TMP in your will says you have confidence that the high quality work and youth education programs you have enjoyed will be well-stewarded and supported beyond your lifetime. There are many ways these types of planned gifts can be made to TMP and we are glad to help guide you in your legacy gift. Please contact Jon Rake at 253-565-6867 or boxoffice@tmp.org to discuss your plans.
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In-Kind Donations:

TMP is always looking for great in-kind donations to support our operations, programming, and fundraising events. Here’s some ideas:


Donate costume and props pieces:

TMP is always looking for unique pieces to enhance our collection. We are looking for antique and vintage. We appreciate if you would allow a TMP staff member to select from your donation what could be used on our stage. Our storage space is limited. Thank you!


Donate office supplies:

TMP is always in need of office items to help support our administrative operations. Our current list is:

    • Xerox Paper
    • Pens
    • Pencils
    • Highlighters (all colors)
    • Dry Erase Pens
    • Scotch Tape
    • Forever Postage Stamps
    • Large Envelopes
    • 1 or 1/2″ binders (any color)
    • Staples
    • Paperclips
    • Protective Vinyl Sleeve Pages
    • Printer Ink Cartridges (HP Laser Jet 85A)
    • Tablets
    • Legal Pads
    • 32Mb or larger memory sticks (larger are better)
    • File Folders – Legal & Letter


Donate an item for one of our fundraising events.

Do you own a business that offers products or services, or do you have a great vacation home that’s available for a weekend getaway? We welcome a variety of donated items that can be used as raffle prizes or auction items at events. All donors receive recognition in the printed event materials. Some ideas include:

  • Travel & Getaways: Weekend stays at a condo/cabin, week-long vacations outside of Seattle or the U.S., etc.
  • Food & Wine: Certificates for dining at great restaurants, gourmet coffee, fine wines, etc.
  • Services: Beauty gift certificates, fitness classes, car washes, etc.
  • Experiences: Private tours, cruises, tickets to an event, etc.

Please contact Jon Rake at 253-565-6867 or boxoffice@tmp.org to deliver your item contributions.